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Dec 2, 2013 5:00am PST
with the new budget cuts. of course, my university is being privatized. all of the higher education is being privatized. all through the uc system. how do you run a modern state with tax cuts? we resort to desperate, back last november, we were asked to vote to make four indian casinos in san diego county pony up money. i thought this was a joke. they voted to do it. now, the governor proposes to borrow against future revenues. how did they deal with these social problems when the economic problems were far worse than what we can imagine today? this is from larry halprin's. and it has these quotes from roosevelt on the wall. he said in one of his talks to the people, "the test is not whether we have more, it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little". it's a different philosophy than that which we have become used to. what i am going to show you is a lost civilization. it's a strange place. and yet, it becomes oddly familiar after a while because we built it and use it every day without knowing it. it has been buried. the living new deal project is like an archaeological dig
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Dec 2, 2013 11:00am PST
've heard. you group in india. i gave a shout out and my family really believes in education and the empowerment through education. there is a certain resistlessness and get out of your comfort zone and explore other things. that's how i got here. the path is not easy it's taken 12 years to get a green card. it limits ones opportunity. first, it will take a long time before the h1 process will allow you to move before jobs and you can't start a business. it took me 9 months to start a business. i was so restless to start something so you take capable individuals who are smart and driven and you can't limit them. the comprehensive immigration reform everybody in this room agrees we have to pass high school immigration. but having being on the spotlight you can't really traffic or switch between companies and now imagine the population that's route rights and i think it is morally not acceptable. and the children thought they had a country but apparently the country doesn't want them. >> alexander your story. >> hello. i'm originally from columbia and i was back in columbus. i
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Dec 2, 2013 11:30am PST
immigration reform because we need the education in the u.s. and by the way, those reforms is going to have a - the why then the how. i'm helping march for innovation. it's an online movement that is making it easy to help people to do action. you go on facebook and wherever it's time to take action you can send a tweet to your congress men and women and try to convince your friends to do the same. you sign up and you'll get instructions from the e-mail. i honestly don't know people in north american. i promise - back in the day when the law - by the way, who remembers what soap is. many websites replaced the website with some kind of black and white frame. we feel we really have a model of activity we should - i'm going to tell everybody that 1, 2, and 3 to support the immigration reform. we're going to have access or the chances of services like voices 1, 2, and 3 is going to be much lower. i want to see the business owners follow suit. by the way, my wife and daughter are here and my daughter has the march t-shirt >> thank you for the practical steps and again, we have folks that are tw
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Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm PST
for san franciscans. he makes a city like san francisco to celebrate diversity in education and health care and in the environment for future generation. mayor ed lee began his career as a civil rights attorney he later served as a director of the human rights commission fighting for people then as director of the public works and later as city administrator now as mayor of san francisco he continues to fight by implementing services that help our most vulnerable community. i'd like to welcome to the stage the houshlg may have san francisco mayor ed lee. (clapping.) >> thank you very much. good evening, everybody and welcome to the people's palace. well, this is tonight i'm excited to be here it's an honor to be here to celebrate the ninth american heritage indian month no san francisco celebration of the awards. i wanted to thank not that all of you are here but for k q e d for the sponsoring of local heros. this is important because your city is all about diversity and i want to make sure that everybody can live here and be here and have good jobs and education and if they go out to
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Dec 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
on muni and people aren't paying attention to their surrounds. we want to educate the people who use the technology to be a little bit more assertive and careful about their surrounds. we've launched a be careful campaign eyes up and keep fiscally on our own ridership to help us to get to zero crime on muni. i know that sounds like impossible but we need to have a goal in order to challenge everyone to pay attention when you've got your eyes up and your phones down earring to be be engaging in our surroundings and we're going to have this done. you're going to see multiple cultural senile and the inspectors will be reminding folks. you'll have officers talking to people hey can you get your eyes up and your phones down. that will help with this movement. we think we can get to zero crime on our muni railways by directing the engagement of our ridership and working with the officers and all the muni folks around us and working with the general public when they have an increased ridership during the holidays. this is my way of saying sfmta and the entire board and everyone on our camer
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Dec 2, 2013 12:30pm PST
and having that urban experience and public education as a forefravnt front is a crucial thing that's one of the competency i served on the education program and the understanding of our history is important and san francisco is at the forefront. whatever we see here will be passed into south dakota. thank you for keeping up the fight and representing our community and keeping our traditions alive. we have to do this in on the reservation and it's about our future for our kids. half of our population is under 8. we want to make sure we take care of the future generation. i have another friend here he's doing a native film and we're going to try to showcase that sometime soon. but i'm alleviating to la in the morning to help jessie produce his film it's about coming from an urban area and the producer james can is in the corner. i want to say thank you for holding strong and yeah, just if i can do it there's a lot of people that can step up and go for city office. thank you and it's a real honor and not a lot of people knew my dad so thank you, everyone. (clapping.) >> thank you. let's vi
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Dec 3, 2013 12:30am PST
on and on with this lock em up mentality and people nod their heads. if people are better educated about these issues they will call the people on the carpet and say wait a minute. i think the mission, if i can give you that, would be to step outside your circle, your work circle and bring this issue to the broader public so they can create a change in the culture and the public's response to these issues that will then enable the politicians and legislators to make the reforms to the finances and the court's etc that really need to happen and one way i think is a good way to do that and i'm talking, i'm a journalist, an advocacy journalist, it's usually said with a sneer but i wear the badge proudly, to reach out to reporter's because of course they do have that soapbox to share these stories with. so reach out to reporter's in your local newspapers, crime reporter's, whoever, and just invite them to spend the day with you. invite them to spend a day looking at just a day in your life as a public defender, a day in the life of you as a parole officer, whatever it is. and it's a tradition journalist
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Dec 1, 2013 9:00pm PST
want to thank a few words thank you uncle bill and filipinos thank you for the educational empowerment and thank you. i love you all (clapping.) all right. congratulations. now i'd like to take this opportunity please welcome amy khan. (clapping) >> hi, good evening, everybody. so on behalf of supervisor david chiu i have the special privilege of recognizing an incredible leader in the filipino american community tonight and that individual is ms. jerry verify and i'm sure you all know her. so genevieve please come up. she's the executive director of happy free san francisco which is a citywide campaign to make sure that we're the first health care champion for pacific eyeders in the united states. this campaign provides helping testing for ap i's throughout our city. the organization is also provides free health education and workshops about hepatitis b all throughout the city as well speaker so the supervisor couldn't be here tonight but wanted to make sure i give a special shout out his words are thank you rock star. she's been active in serving as the director for the filipinos n
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Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
a risk to public safety. they are affecting their ability to continue with their employment, education or family responsibilities. so the center on criminal justice would advocate for an increased use or implementation of pretrial services at the local level and some on this panel will speak with more detail on that. >> let me ask miss dewint that you are obviously part of the bail association and the president of the organization, you have decades of experience. critics have argued that your association and other associations like it use their influence by way of lobbying to protect the groups financial interest. i'm wondering if you can respond to that and perhaps give us an idea what kind of lobbying your organization does? >> thank you. first of all let me thank jeff and the san francisco public defenders office for this 10th year of the justice submit summit. thank you and i don't have a prepared speech. i do want to address some of these misconceptions. there is a bail reform and we are part of the reform. we are proud to say that we are part of our regulatory agency with the d
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Dec 3, 2013 4:00am PST
to educate about these -- many of our partners year today to educate about these issues. also in terms of board guidance. i want to thank all of you for coming. many of you may have assistance. i know many merchants could not be here. please do it share this information with other merchants in the area. we have virginia from the office of small business. we have roger from the bar association. no carla johnson from the office of disability. -- we have carla johnson from the office of disability. i want to especially it acknowledge my colleague to help us get the resources and brought legal expertise to the table. i do not want to take too much of your time. thank you for coming. >> thank you, supervisor chu. i want to express my admiration for a supervisor chu's commitment to you. so, from our office, what we heard, many small businesses were receiving lawsuits regarding it the ada. tonight we will hear about the legal requirements, what has been in place. any small businesses that nderst informed as far as their obligations for the ada, there are the mechanisms to provide that informa
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Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
with an education from stanford to develop an innovative, not-for- profit financial incision that uses market principles to affect systemic change. it operates one of the nation's largest individual development, programs, a leading provider of micro loans in california, and has a robust community real estate finance unit. next, we have the ceo of ne community federal credit union. since 1988, she has been the ceo of northwest community federal credit union. under her watch, the credit union group to over 1600 members. it has become the national model for institutions seeking to provide financial education and banking services to the low- income communities. last but not least, we have our conditional lender represented here by wells fargo. mark cyrus is the senior fda banker for the region -- the senior sba banker. he held businesses choose the best loans for the growing business and focus on a comprehensive understanding of their goals for their business. mark is responsible for helping entrepreneurs with sba loans every step of the way. i would like each of you to speak a little bit about w
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Dec 3, 2013 11:00am PST
that's educating people and giving them a time, you know, for them to reflect on how they want to reenter back into society. and, michael, were you in that system before, and now you're out, and you're working with that community? yes, i'm formerly incarcerated, a returning citizen. and i also spent time in a halfway house, you know, which i think halfway houses are monumental, as opposed to just being thrust back into society, you still need that structured environment, you know, to regain your own empowered self and identify what's goin' on in your life and how you can move forward. it's really about trying to find what's going to work for you in that process of incarceration. so, you know, incarceration is something that touches a lot of people's lives. a lot of families have somebody that's incarcerated. absolutely. how did you determine that you wanted to become a peer support person? during my incarceration, i started taking some self-help groups. and once i started taking the self-help groups, you know, looking around at the room, i said, you know, i wanted to become one
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Dec 3, 2013 11:30am PST
their states. so that's- so, public educators. that, too, yeah. i mean, the functions run the gamut, yeah. but it's just basically, you know, providing the technical assistance to these groups to be the most effective advocates that they can in their states. very good. and that's a big piece of what we do. and when we come back, i want to touch more on the peer-to-peer coaching opportunities where people can get trained and become peer-to-peer support folks. we'll be right back. [music] every day, i seek a positive- direction for my life- through my accomplishments. and now, with help- and support from my family and others, i own- i own- i own my recovery from addiction and depression. join the voices for recovery. it's worth it. for information on mental and substance use disorders, including prevention and treatment referral, call 1-800-662-help. brought to you by the u.s. department of health and human services. [music] the mission of the penn north recovery center is to improve the quality of life, well-being of individuals and communities struggling to overcome substance abuse, pover
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Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm PST
and come to our next event and seeing the generations at different avenues whether it's educational goals whether it's them receiving long-term housing or whether they're getting healthier i see the next generation of children and grandchildren going ton to their future and having that leads to childcare and providing a solid foundation not only for the peers but for the community as well. and providing family support. it's been collaborative community members it doesn't just take one organization to heal a community but the whole community at large to provide quality services and help the healing in this community. medical examiner indians we're born about how far and sacred it's all the influences that help us. and all we're doing it rekindling that national state my having them flush at their full potential and this community is on its way for you san francisco sustaining but for strong core values and a strong knowledge and strong kinship our future leaders. (clapping.) >> please help me welcome our local hero orlando. (clapping.) >> thank you helen and thank you for that wonderful
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Dec 2, 2013 10:00pm PST
's educational about this facility. >> fire fly by artist ned con is an art installation which rises straight from the golden gate avenue sidewalk to the top of the building. >> the fire fly wall will be 5 by 5 polley carbon plates that will move with the wind and show a wave effect in the daytime. when those also swing back and forth and they hit the fulcrum, it will also set up an led light that will cover the fire fly. so, at nighttime people in another part of san francisco can see the side of our building and about 20 feet wide and 10 stories high will be a wall that will flickr on and off like fire flies at nighttime. it will be so energy efficient that if all those lights go on, it will be the equivalent of a 40 watt bulb. and also the new piece of artwork going all the way down the side of the building, which looks like this incredible wind ripples on a pond. and i thought, oh, my god, how incredible, how wonderful. >> inside the building we will have water walls in the main staircase, and the water will be dripping through the side of the wall. you'll be able to hear it, you'll be ab
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Dec 1, 2013 10:30pm PST
collective plan to have a thriving economy. we share best practices and collaborate to educate the public. and we've realized on many of you who are in the audience. let's get back to where i started people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world do we have them here from leader nancy pelosi who has been protecting the environment to mayor ed lee who is building the extension programs who has helped to there our focuses and effectiveness and strengthen our role 90 in government and the architect is being trormd. we should all take heart from their transformational change. we've shown we can continue our focus to our values we'll indeed have an impact on the federal government in the lives of the american people and hopefully on the world stage where america continues to lead. now we have a woman who needs little introduction nancy pelosi is the representative for the one hundred and 31st congress reforming the political system to create clean campaigns and concocting reforms and slurring the neighborhoods and scalds. from 2007 to 2011 she served in the house of representat
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Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
by their education that wanted to make them as a john wayne, you know? apparently. it was very sensitive in reality. you have to be sensitive anyway. but to look real mature like that. so i wanted to show the first collection i did. for me, it was evident. the male object. i always felt, not consulted because i do not consider myself as a woman, but i felt insulted for the woman to say, you know, there was that expression for the woman. [speaking foreign language] she had a lot to say, a very modern woman. i say, is that completely stupid? maybe she is beautiful. so i say that the men i show will be balanced. i do not say that is the only object, not at all. unless maybe. but i want to show that community and men. and i wanted to show the masculinity in the woman. >> humans and in passing just now farida kelfer, the was the beginning of the showing on the runway, models who were not typical of the models at the time. i am sorry to say that is this still true that we see so little diversity on the runways. it is really shameful. you have always thought their direct there are -- showing that there is
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Dec 2, 2013 3:30am PST
? >> what i mean is that my education, i have been looking at old movies that i love. we speak about the reputation of the parisian, which was supposed to dress very well. i think that, you know, in france, the eccentricity -- for me, eccentricity is very chic and it is what i love. it is so much about the good taste, which paralyzed. it is still a city where everybody meets profession, sure, but it is sad that you did not seek only may be in the young people, but you do not see when people are in the rain, let's say, in society, like having the joy to address. like you have to be like the color of the street of paris. you ought not to be remarkable. it is very demanding of the people. so i said to the people, no, we have to be like everyone else. in london, it was completely different, and it still is. more distance that makes them, for me, more fascinating than the french. >> we want to take questions from the audience, but i did just want to ask you a quick question about your work in movies because that has been so extraordinarily exceptional. i think probably a lot of people --
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Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
they're first jobs this earning power they have and the education forms and creating those opportunities for looking at the destroys that are in our immediate future. i'd say there's a lot of miles. >> and their glad tow go back to school and our schools are tablets for the first time. >> your company builds homes all across america and a lot of them rely an government infrastructure roads and continentals is he if bruce is saying this infrastructure is not going to be funded like they were in the past hey, what's our new model. >> well, thank you four having us. this is a pretty important topic and the evolution is an important book. the federal government has left the building with respect to my as to any. and it's been a while since we relied on the federal government. we have asked - we're going through all kinds of financial i'll say dancing around in circle to create new financial models that will enable us to build the new infrastructure that will support is the home buyers so again i'll say i'm really happy mr. mayor you're having fun (laughter) >> it's really im
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Dec 3, 2013 2:00am PST
'm telling everybody i'm going home and there is people all the time up in there educating myself about the law, i know is fast to get in there, but when the wheels are turned to come home, it's slow. i couldn't accept it. people are like they are going to do this to time. i said no, this is clear. this was what was supposed to have been done from the beginning. even my families, my loved wupz ones that lost. that made me fight more. i never gate gave up my fate. my hope is restored. >> with that i would like to thank all of our panelist. thank you. [ applause ] and we are now going to move to our second panel. while they take their seats, this idea of forced treatment versus constitutional rights has always been a tension that we've had in our criminal justice system. there is an issue that came up earlier this year that you may have read about involving this implementation of a court that was supposed to treat individuals who were suffering from long-term alcoholism. and the court was set up in a way where individuals were not being arrested for a crime but instead were being jailed
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Dec 3, 2013 6:30am PST
educate them about filing taxes properly and then moving on to the bank, a small one, expansion, and we work with the bank. the bank and credit union are similar. we do allow tax returns, projections. credit unions do not charge an additional loan or processing fee. processing time, on a small loan, -- consumer loans probably a few days. because we require a business plan, sometimes it takes longer. business plans take a while. especially bank statements. we need to see consistent income coming in. so far, a credit union delinquent rate is quite low because we are working with a client. we want to keep that low and as part of our mission. there is no application fee. if you are interested in an application or information, i have brochures, or you can give us a call. >> thank you. next is marked with wells fargo. >> hello, i work for wells fargo bank. i cover the northern california region. i usually focus on about $350 -- $350,000 of sbe loans. last year, for 2010, i did 43 loans. so we are lending. i usually focus on six different types of loans. start-ups, business acquisitions, real
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Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
think our chief agrees with. i actually ran for the board of education in san francisco and got to serve a term on our school board. what really surprised me was how much i enjoyed it. i loved it. i love meeting with families, meeting with youth, meeting with teachers, visiting schools, and getting a deeper understanding of what it means to make our system work better. the one thing i really enjoyed was i got to run within a district instead of citywide, was that i really got to know voters and residents. i actually enjoy campaigning more because i had time to knock on doors and the voters individually. i'd love it. i actually really enjoyed being out on the field. so i spent a lot of time doing it because i got to really get a deeper understanding of what people care about and what people's concerns are and also what people loved about the district and the city. i was talking with the mayor yesterday. he was very interested in seeing how the good work with our office -- how he could work with our office. i would love to see how we could support small businesses because they are the hear
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Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm PST
of kind of an array, a spectrum of options that we could do from things of signage and education and enforcement to a much larger auto restriction. so i wouldn't say it's a plan that i will be bringing to you, but i will bring you the range of ideas and costs for your consideration in january. >> very good. and then the other thing sort of ongoing item is at the last meeting, we sort of put one aspect of the taxi information contract on hold in the hopes that the information will be coming in from the cab companies. so that we wouldn't need to capture it ourselves. if at one of the january meetings, maybe the second one to give us an update in the director's report so we can address any issues before we hit that deadline would be great. >> yes. >> director rubke. >> i have a quick question about the incentive program or the pilot. first of all, it sounds really great. are we going to get data that feeds into the recommendations that are coming forth in terms of proposal for the ramp cab program? >> we will have data based on this pilot, because we're doing it through the
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Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
, to educate people on how bad the crisis was. not only did i tell people that we'd have to raise rates, i told them we'd have to tear up the city to repair this infrastructure. man: you can't simply say, "i won't use any water, it's too expensive." we have about 25% of our population that's at or below the poverty line, so you have to look at rate structures that are tiered so the people can pay their bills. franklin: we would love to have something like 75% federal money. we do get some federal aid and we are thankful, but on the other hand, we're paying for this primarily with new rates. we have increased our rates to among the highest in america. but not nearly as much as if we hadn't passed a one-cent sales tax dedicated to water and sewer infrastructure. hunter: that sales tax counts for about a third of the revenue of the department right now. franklin: we got 75% of the voters to agree to tax themselves so that their children and their children's children could have clean water because we're investing in it now. hunter: there were no alternatives. the infrastructure was in dire straits.
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Dec 3, 2013 1:30pm PST
that line to serve the schools and educate our children. several of the schools i know have written letters to you, to the mta board as i have about the elimination of the 3 jacks line. and i hope you consider that as part of your deliberations. i will tell you that my office has been engaged and i will commit to continue to engage and outreach with the neighborhoods of district 2 and i am offering here to help engage in the community as i have done so far. i know sfmta staff has done it to some degree, but as proposeded today with elimination of the 3 jacks line, the neighborhoods have not been listened to. the statistics that are in the books don't paint the full picture. this is not just about peak ridership times. this is about other populations in san francisco that ride our buses, and use our transportation system in no one peak times. you know, is there a cost-savings to this elimination? that hasn't been talked about yet and that has to be part of the process. and to me, as well, the alternatives that get proposed, simply to say go to the one california, take those. this is a steep
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Dec 1, 2013 8:30pm PST
. and also the mayor's advisors of education and family services. please welcome hydro mendez. come on (clapping) thank you allen. i like that the current because there will be more. it's such a delight to be here in our home and thank you four joining us in city hall. i want to thank the neighborhood services we celebrate all our event in san francisco. i wanted to not spend a lot of time why we're here it's so obvious. the richness of our cult and history needs to be celebrated. i'm happy you're here who we are as the filipinos and the richness of our heritage we want to share throughout san francisco and california every day. this isn't just the most it's one of the many months we celebrate. tights high honor to be up here someone who is special to all of us mayor ed lee was sworn in on january 8th as our ferd mayor of the city and county and inform and the first asian american in the history. with this being the second largest population in the united states and the largest population in the state you mayor ed lee have made us proud. nearly 15 percent of the workforce of nearly
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Dec 2, 2013 2:30am PST
of -- [unintelligible] it means i have been educated with women. when were very important for me, my grandmother, my mother. they give me and show me threw themselves an example of what women wear. women that were strong, a clever, human. and at the same time, sometimes stronger than men. so that i realized very quickly that women could be more interesting, more clever, because of maybe education or maybe because of the fact that they have not played football, to be quiet, you know, more into things to obtain. to obtain something. they have to be 10 times more clever than the men. they have everything it themselves already at the base. >> that we already know we are 10 times more intelligent. [laughter] >> yes. i mean, like, men did not realize that most of the time. even if the need. the need, you know. so that, you know, truly, i felt the power of the woman. at the time, also like the woman at sleeve and that kind of thing. we admit -- we -- women reacting on taking out the bra and putting it on fire. the fire of the bra. a symbol. showing that we are as much as the men. maybe we first tried to lo
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